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The Rensselaer County Unified Family Services Department for the Aging has been in existence since 1973 and serves the 26,521 residents of the County who are 60 years of age and older.
The Building Department provides maintenance, housekeeping, grounds keeping and snow removal services for the majority of Rensselaer County’s office facilities.
Bureau of Budget
The Bureau of Budget prepares the annual budget for Rensselaer County.
Central Services serves a variety of essential roles tasked to serving the daily operational needs of all other County Departments.
The Civil Service Commission is responsible for administration of civil service laws and procedures for all political subdivisions and school districts in Rensselaer County, Hudson Valley Community College and the East Greenbush Community library, exclusive of the cities of Troy and Rensselaer.
As chief legal advisor, the County Attorney represents the County and its officers and employees in all civil matters.
The Records Room Department of the Rensselaer County Clerk's office is the main recording center for deeds, mortgages and other land records in Rensselaer County.
The Rensselaer County Executive is the Chief Executive Officer of the County, responsible for the administration of all County affairs placed in the office's charge by law or under the provisions of the Rensselaer County Charter.
Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
The Department of Motor Vehicles provides original and renewal vehicle registrations, driver's licenses and learner permits, and is also responsible for issuing conditional and restricted licenses of rental vehicles, livery, ambulances and buses.
Learn more about the District Attorney of Rensselaer County and the responsibilities of their office.
Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center
Together, Rensselaer County and the Friends of Dyken Pond collaborate to provide high quality environmental education, outdoor recreation and youth development opportunities at this special place called Dyken Pond.